India Fortunes: A Novel of Rajasthan and Northern India through Past Centuries

In this award winning companion to India Treasures, a hunt through an ancient fortress for a maharaja's treasure links seven novellas of earlier times. Experience building the Taj Mahal; the legendary Shivaji battling the Mughal Empire; the founding of the Sikh religion; a famous queen fighting the British; Gandhi, Nehru, and the struggles for freedom and survival at Independence and Partition. More

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  • Category: Fiction » Historical » General
  • Words: 273,750
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9781465817853
About Gary Worthington

Gary Worthington's books include the award winning epic historical novels India Treasures, also published by Penguin India as The Mangarh Chronicles; and the companion sequel India Fortunes.

He was a monthly contributor to the Writing Historical Novels website at . His articles have appeared in Traveler’s India magazine and elsewhere.

He and his wife Sandra have traveled widely on the Indian subcontinent and in many other countries of Asia, as well as in Europe. They are involved long term in funding the operation of primary schools in remote areas of the Great Indian (Thar) Desert and in supporting a hospital there.

In his legal career, he has been a lawyer in private practice, a legal counsel for the Washington State House of Representatives, and a JAG officer in the U.S. Navy. Most recently he helped plan and develop the unique new Cama Beach State Park on a historic waterfront resort site formerly operated by his wife Sandra's family on Camano Island, Washington.

His wide range of interests include personal spiritual growth, graphic arts, the night sky and the cosmos, and reading; and issues such as climate change, environmental preservation, and vegetarianism. He designed the home he and his wife live in, on a forested site near Olympia.

He and Sandra are currently involved in planning and developing The Cooper Point Nature Preserve, with several sites for green-built houses and a large protected natural area on 39 acres by their home.

His most recent book is Cama Beach: A Guide and A History: How a Unique State Park was Created from a Family Fishing Resort and a Native American Camping Site).

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